James F Lineback

Dr. James F Lineback

James F Lineback MD A Medical Corporation
400 Newport Ctr Dr #301
Newport Beach , CA 92660
Mobile: 949-355-6679
Office: 949-760-8600
Introduction


Clinical practice Pulmonary and Chest Medicine: 1984-present

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC Riverside College of Medicine

Expert Witness medical malpractice and personal injury: 1994-present


Areas of Expertise
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Coronavirus
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Board Certified Internal Medicine
Board Certified Pulmonary Medicine
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Fellow American College of Chest Physicians
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: UC Riverside College of Medicine 1997-present
--2nd year medical student course:
--Pathophysiology and Mechanisms of Disease
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 200+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: asthma
pulmonary embolism
COPD
life expectancy
causation
pulmonary fibrosis
pulmonary hypertension
septic shock
COPD
emphysema
carbon monoxide poisoning
coronary artery disease
empyema
toxic mold
congestive heart failure
drug overdose
chest trauma
aortic aneurysm
pneumothorax
smoke inhalation
thermal burns
ARDS
respiratory failure
deep venous thrombosis
catastrophic injury
interstitial lung disease
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 30-40%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 60-70%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 500+
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: April, 2021
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 50+
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 6
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 25
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: chart review
IME's
report prep
depo/trial appearance
causation
life expectancy
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: No charge
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $750/hr
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $750/hr
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $750/hr
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: $5,000 retainer

References

Kathleen Leary 520-547-1600
Smith Law Group
Tuscon, AZ
KATHLEEN.LEARY@smithlawgroup.com


Shirley Blazich 702-213-2566
Claggett & Sykes
Los Vegas, NV
Shirley@claggettlaw.com